B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Address
600 Lydia Drive
Pelion, SC 29123
Telephone
(803) 821-2200

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1150
20 responses
Average ACT
22
34 responses
AP Enrollment
5%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
756
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
29%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
23%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,844/ year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
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I have had a great experience at Pelion High, I like the fact that the school is in a small town and there is only a small amount of people so you get more one on one time with the teachers. If I could change anything about the school it would definitely be the lunches!
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Pelion High is such a great environment, friendly teachers and staff, great students, and great curriculum. This was a great high school to attend and I enjoyed every minute of being there. To top off my experience i was in the colorguard and marching band for five years and that was the best school program I've ever participated in. If i could change something it would be to give the marching band more credit they bust their butts to perform and they work so hard.
Small town but nice facilities. Parents are very involved. I have developed very good relationships with my teachers, several of whom are having a great impact on my life.